Divisions

2024 AABS Conference Divisions

The 2024 AABS Conference’s program is divided into ten broad divisions. The divisions represent a wide spectrum of subject areas, each focusing on a set of topics currently relevant to corresponding fields. 

Arts, Music, and Religion

  • Andres Kurg (Senior Researcher, Institute of Art History, Estonian Academy of Arts)
  • Iveta Leitāne (post-doctoral fellow, Yale University)

Communications and the Media

  • Janis Chakars (Neumann University) 

Education and Technology

  • Rūta Petkutė (Kaunas University of Technology)

History, Memory, and Identity 

  • Arvydas Grišinas (Kaunas University of Technology)
  • Ksenija Iljina (University College London)

International Relations and Regional Security

  • Andres Kasekamp (University of Toronto)
  • Marko Lehti (Tampere Peace Research Institute)

Judaic/Jewish Studies

  • Iveta Leitāne (post-doctoral fellow, Yale University)

Literature and Linguistics

  • Leena Käosaar (University of Tartu)

Philosophy and History of Ideas

  • Viktoras Bachmetjevas (Vytautas Magnus University)

Politics and Economics

  • Vytautas Kuokštis (Vilnius University)

Sociology and Anthropology

  • Maija Spuriņa (Latvian Academy of Culture)

 

Conference Registration

Conference registration rates for the conference are listed below for AABS members and non-members. We encourage you to become an AABS member and receive all the benefits of membership including access to the Journal of Baltic Studies, newsletter, and membership news.

The conference registration includes four keynote talks, a reception and a dinner, and a graduate student luncheon for students.

Registration will open in early February.

Early Registration – Register by Friday, April 12 

$60 – Student Registration AABS Member

$125 – Regular Registration AABS Member

$110 – Student Registration Non-AABS Member

$175 – Regular Registration Non-AABS Member

Regular Registration – Registration Closes Monday, May 13

$75 – Student Registration AABS Member

$150 – Regular Registration AABS Member

$125 – Student Registration Non-AABS Member

$200 – Regular Registration Non-AABS Member